Director of Retail Design /
Sergio Mannino is the award-winning architect/designer leading the retail design and environmental randing practice at Solid.
Sergio graduated from the University of Florence’s architecture program and worked extensively with design masters Ettore Sottsass and Remo Buti. This early experience has influenced his passion for spaces that synthesize creativity, excitement and functionality – blending classic Italian design with contemporary flair.
When he’s not working with Solid’s clients he is the visionary behind Sergio Mannino Studio on retail as well as residential, interior, and furniture design projects.
Sergio has led international design teams on assignments in China, Italy, Canada and across the United States.
His retail experience includes work for Prada, Lexus, Kensiegirl, Miss Sixty, Miu Miu, Vince Camuto and Bottega Veneta, among others.
Sergio’s work has been widely published in magazines, books and blogs throughout Europe, China and the US.
He is also a member of Forbes Council NY and a regular Forbes contributor with articles on retail and design.